Remote JDBC Thin Driver Connections time out due to NULL Service Name information back from the Listener if LOCAL_LISTENER is not set correctly (Doc ID 1624339.1)

Last updated on FEBRUARY 13, 2014

Applies to:

Oracle Net Services - Version 11.2.0.3 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

JDBC Thin connections fail to connect and throw various generic "timed out" errors:

  


Comparison -->
- A normal Oracle*Net / SQL*Net connection, such as with SQL*Plus or an OCI driver, does not have this same issue which connects without issues.


Changes

This may be a new installation or cloning from an existing installation or configuration changes.
Either way, there may have been a change to Database "Registration" settings.

Cause

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